7th December 2018

The ISIA Awards 2018 2was held on the 24th November 2018 at Powerscourt Hotel with ove 250 guests in attendance.  The ISIA Awards celebrates outstanding performace across a range of sectors within private security.  

22 Nov 2018

Each year the Irish Security Industry Association celebrates those individuals and companies that serve as examples of the highst standards in the private security industry in Ireland.  

Security Twenty18

4th September 2018

Security Twenty 18 will be held on Wednesday 5th September from 08:30 - 16:00 in the Red Cow Moran Hotel.  

Building Site with Security Guard

27th July 2018

With construction continuously on the rise in Ireland and numerous vacant sites throughout the country that are yet to be developed, securing these sites is critical for land owners.  The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) has prepared guidance to be considered when reviewing the security needs for both vacant sites and building sites.  

27th July 2018

Following a series of burglaries this year, the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) in partnership with An Garda Síochána have prepared some guidance to help small retailers ensure their security systems and practices meet their needs.  


27th July 2018

David Snow, Chairman of the Irish Security Industry Association's (ISIA's) Private Investigations Division, provides an insight into the modern day Private Investigator inn Ireland, the variety of background private investigators come from and changes in the industry under licensing by the Private Security Authority (PSA).

29th June 2018

Axis Communications will be holding a presentation on the subject of Privacy by Design to assist you with GDPR compliance.  

16th May 2018

Are you GDPR Ready?  Attend an ISIA Shred Day and avail of FREE Secure Data Destruction Services to ensure you meet your regulatory requirements.  

2nd May 2018

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to announce the newly elected leadership team for its newest division of membership, the private investigors division.  

4th April 2018

The Private Security Authority (PSA) recently announced that from the 1st June 2018 individuals working in monitroing centres will require a license.  

28th February 2018

FM Ireland will be taking place in the RDS Main Hall on the 6th & 7th March 2018.  

17th January 2018

A brief guide to installing and maintaining intruder alarm systems.

20th December 2017

Recommendation from the Irish Security Industry Association to Ensure Continuity of Monitored Alarm Services 

19th December 2017

The new board of the Private Security Authority (PSA), the regulator for the Private Security Industry was recently formed. The Irish Security Industry Authority (ISIA) is delighted to announce the appointment of its former Guarding Division Chairman, most recent Past President and Council of Management member, Alan Durnan, appointed as an industry representative.

18th December 2017

The ISIA Awards 2017 was held on the 25th November at Powerscourt Hotel and was attended by over 260 guests from the private security industry. The ISIA Awards celebrated outstanding performance by companies and individuals within the private security industry in Ireland.

12th September 2017

8th August 2017

5th July 2017

31st May 2017

ISEC 2017 Logo

24th April 2017

FT1000 Europe's Fastest Growing Companies Europe 2017

24th April 2017

ISIA member, Synergy Security Solutions, was included in the FT1000 list of fastes growing companies in Europe.  

Axis Communications Logo

13th February 2017

Azis Communications, last year's sponsor of the award for Innovation in Security, would like to invite you to become part od the Axis Channel Partner Program.  

7th Feb 2017

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to invite members and their clients to an upcoming seminar on Procuring Security Guarding Services being held in both Dublin and Cork.  

30th November 2016

7th October 2016

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to be hosting a seminar on Monitoring Electronic Security.  The seminar will be held on the 12th October at The Marker Hotel.  

Pulse Security IRONMAN

24th August 2016

Pulse Security Management were delighted to be chosen as the provider of event security staff for the recent IRONMAN 70.3 Dublin, Ireland.  The security operation for this event was a collaborative effort between An Garda Síochána and private security company, Pulse Security Management.  

ISIA Awards 2016

28th June 2016

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to announce the details of the ISIA Awards 2016.  This years event will return to Powerscourt Hotel and will be held on Saturday 12th November.  


1st June 2016

The Irish Security Industry Association's (ISIA) Secure Data Destruction division will be formally launching a guidance document to assist organisations with managing potential risks when seeking to securely destroy data.  

Minister of State at the Departments of An Taoiseach and Foreign Affairs and Trade with special Responsibility for European Affairs and Data Protection, Dara Murphy TD, will be formally opening the seminar.  

4th April 2016

Security Twenty16 will take place in the Red Cow Moran Hotel on the 6th April 2016.

13th October 2015

NOONAN, the leading provider of strategically outsourced services, has signed an agreement to acquire the ‘Security Services Division’ of Brink’s in Ireland.

1st October 2015

A new Employment Regulation Order was today signed into law by Minister for Business & Employment, Gerald Nash TD.

16th July 2015

John Nealon, Chairman of the Secure Data Destruction Division, speaks out in defence of Ireland's Data Protection regime.


We are delighted to confirm the following sponsors for the ISIA Awards 2015, taking place in the Intercontinental Dublin on November 21st.

19th June 2015

Sodexo Ireland has been awarded Qualsec Platinum, the highest possible accreditation given by the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA).  Sodexo is one of only six member companies in Ireland to achieve this status.

9th March 2015

STANLEY Securtity, has been officially recognised as one of Ireland’s Best Workplaces 2015.

27th February 2015

Secureview February 2015

13th February 2015

The Irish Security Industry Association will be running an Employment Law Seminar in partnership with Mason Hayes & Curran.  

30th January 2014

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) will be holding a seminar on Data Protection for ISIA members and their clients.  

30th January 2014

Recent open meeting of ISIA's Secure Data Destruction Division.

30th December 2014

Oisin Tobin, Senior Associate with the ISIA's legal partner, Mason Hayes & Curran recently shared his knowledge on how data protection rules impact the security industry. 

30th December 2014

The members of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) recenlty elected a new Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Secure Data Destruction Division

18th November 2014

Earlier this year Retail News interviewed Irish Security Indsutry Association President, Sheenagh McCullagh.  

14th November 2014

The members of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) recenlty elected a new Chairman of the Electronic Security Division, John Paul Linnane of Brinks Ireland.  

5th November 2014

The ISIA Awards 2014 took place on the 1st November at Powerscourt Hotel.  

31st October 2014

The Private Secuirty Authority (PSA) strategic plan for 2014-2017 is now available.  

ISIA Awards 2014

17th October 2014

The ISIA Awards 2014 will be held on the 1st November at Powerscourt Hotel in Co. Wicklow.  The event celebrates the success and outstanding achievemnts of companies in the private security industry and their people.  It is not too late to get involved.  To sponsor or attend the event contact Sarah O'Donnell, ISIA or Mobile: +353-(0)87-2229127.  

For further information on the event click here.  

19th September 2014

Stanley Security, a member of the ISIA, would like to invite you to an informaion seminar showcasing the latest tatest solutions in IP security technology.  

BELFAST: Wednesday 24th September, 9am – 12pm, Olympic Suite, Titanic Belfast
DUBLIN: Tuesday 30th September, 9am – 12pm, Citywest Hotel, Dublin


11th September 2014

Home Renovation Scheme which runs until 31st December 2015 includes electronic security systems.  

27th August 2014

Team NOONAN to relay for 24 hours to raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention charity, 3Ts

ISIA Awards Logo

25th August 2014

Details of the ISIA Awards 2014 have been launched.  The ISIA Awards 2014 will be held in Powerscourt Hotel on the 1st November.  

9th July 2014

The Board of the Private Security Authority (PSA) has approved the event security standard for contractors.  Licensing of this sector of the private security industry will commence on the 1st November 2014.  

Maeve Coffey, Head of HR, NOONAN

20th June 2014

Maeve Coffey, Head of HR at NOONAN, a member of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA), has been named as one of Ireland’s Top 25 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network

20th June 2014

A standard for event security contractor licensing is expected to be in place before the end of this year.  

30th May 2014

The Security Industry Joint Labour Committee (JLC) recently confirmed its representatives which will begin negotiations on an employment regulation order (ERO) in June.

Facility Management

23rd May 2014

The PSA recently published an information note for FM companies.  The information note points out the legislative requirements for those carrying out security servcies or contracting secuity services.  

15th April 2014

The licensing of CCTV monitoring stations comes into effect from the 1st November 2014.  From that date all contractors providing monitoring of CCTV will requiure a license to operate in this sector.  

Sheenagh McCullagh, President, ISIA Alan Durnan, Vice President, ISIA

4th April 2014

The members of the ISIA have re-elected its first female President, Sheenagh McCullagh, for a second term.  Alan Durnan, Chairman of the Guarding Division was elected Vice President. 

31st March 2014

The members of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) recently revised its code on TUPE, strengthening an already established code so their is even less ambiguity with security service constracts move from one ISIA memner to another.  

10th March 2014

The ISIA will be holding a seminar of secure information destuction to celebrate the laucnh of its newest division, Secure Data Destruction.  

28th February 2014

The Private Security Authority (PSA) is the regulator for the private security industry in Ireland.  However, with licensing having been rolled out in stages over a period of year's since it's introduction, end users of security are not always sure who needs a license in the industry.  

FM Ireland 5-6 March 2014

28th February 2014

Facilities Management Ireland 2014 will be taking place next week, 5-6 March, in the RDS, Dublin.  

27th January 2014

Are you responsible for purchasing and/or management of security services in your company?  We would like to invite you to attend a breakfast briefing on procuring security services.  

10th January 2014

With a constantly changing legislative landscape it is often difficult to be absolutely certain that you are compliant with currnet legilsation.  Selecting security services for you business is no exception.  

ISIA Past Presidents & Honorary Life Members

9th December 2013

Each year the current President of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) arranges a lunch to allow all of the Past Presidents and honorary life members of the ISIA the opportunity to meet.  

ISIA Awards 2013

6th December 2013

The ISIA Awards 2013 are held each year to celebrate the best in the Irish private security industry.  

29th October 2013

Are you responsible for purchasing and/or management of security services in your company.  We would like to invite you to attend a breakfast briefing on procuring security services.  

1st October 2013

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is deligthed to annoucne the introduction of a further new award category as part of the ISIA Awards 2013.  The award is for Electronic Security Supervisor of the Year and will recognise those individuals that manage teams of Electronic Security Technicians and Engineers within ISIA member companies.  

ISIA Paul Lynch Memorial Trophy, ISIA Premier Award

16th September 2013

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) has launched the details of the ISIA Awards 2013 which will be held on the 23rd November 2013.  

Noonan Management Team

15th August 2013

ISIA member, NOONAN, has significantly increased its presence in Northern Ireland by creating and securing almost 300 jobs. 

An Irish-owned company which has its Northern Ireland headquarters in Lisburn, employs more than 7,000 people across Ireland in a range of positions. The firm also has multiple sites across Northern Ireland and this new jobs figure brings the total number of employees in Northern Ireland to 1,012. 

Willie Tighe MD Stanley Security Solutions

12th August 2013

Stanley Security Solutions' MD, Willie Tighe, recently spoke to InBusiness, the official publication of Chambers Ireland.  

31st July 2013

The Private Security Authority (PSA) has announced reductions in contractor licesne fees. The reductions in fees are across a range of areas including a reduction of 55% for new businesses starting up in the security industry and a 45% reduction for contractors whose turnover is €300,000 or less. 

Joe Doolan, MD, Jade with Glenn Fletcher, UK & Ireland General Manager at Milestone Systems

31st July 2013

Earlier this month over 100 of Milestone Systems key integration and distribution partners were hosted in Stratford upon Avon for the UK & Ireland (UKI) Milestone Partner Open Platform Event (MPOP UK).  Jade Management Solutions were delighted to be announced as the winner of the Milestone Ireland Partner of the Year Award 2013 at the event.  

3rd July 2013

The Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality was scheduled to meet with Noel Lappin, the Chairman Designate of the Private Security Authority (PSA) today, Wednesday, 3rd July 2013.

14th June 2013

The busiest period in the concert & event calendar is here.  The ISIA Event & Entertainment Division Chairman shares his safety and security tips for those attending concerts or festivals this summer in Ireland.  

SecureView May 2013

4th June 2013

The lates edition of SecureView, the Newsletter of the Irish Security Indsutry Association (ISIA) is available.  Read all of the latest news from the private security industry in Ireland and the ISIA.  

Registered Employment Agreement (REA)

30th May 2013

Alan Durnan, Chairman of the Irish Security Industry Association's (ISIA) Guarding division provides those concerned with an overview of why he is confident that the Security Industry Registered Employment Agreement (REA) will be approved.  

Event Security Staff

17th May 2013

The Chairman of the ISIA's Event & Entertainment Security Division has been assured that the licening and regulation of the event security sector is imminent.  

24th April 2013

During a recent visit to Dublin, Tom Cruise's security detail was supplemented by close protection from ISIA member, Pulse Security. 

John O'Donoghue, MD, NOONAN; Dave Ward, Manager, Liffey Valley Shopping Centre; Pat Rabbitte, Minister for Communication, Energy and Natural  Resources

15th April 2013

NOONAN and Liffey Valley Shopping Centre earlier this year launched Ireland's first 100 per cent electric security patrol vehicle.

ISEC 2013

29th March 2013

ISEC 2013 will be taking place on the 10-11 April in Citywest.  Visit the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) at Stand C8. 

Niall Feely

19th March 2013

Niall Feely, MD of G4S Secure Solutions (Ireland) Ltd, was elected as Vice President of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) at last week's Annual General Meeting.  Feely brings a wealth of experience to the leadership of the ISIA as MD of a member company that crosses over four of the ISIA's eight representative divisions.  

14th March 2013

The members of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) elected its first female President, Sheenagh McCullagh, yesterday at its Annual General Meeting in Croke Park.  Sheenagh has been involved in the ISIA for over six years and will be the 22nd President of the ISIA since its formation in 1972.  McCullagh is head of human resources for electronic security and systems provider, Stanley Security Solutions.

It has been a busy year in the private security industry and within the Irish Security Industry Association. We are delighted to have welcomed many new members and to have seen our members elect several new leaders.


16th November 2012

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) hosted the ISIA Awards and 50th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday 10th November at the Ritz Carlton Hotel.  The awards were attended by over 250 individuals from the private security industry, suppliers to the industry and security managers from a variety of industries.  Also in attendance were members of the Private Security Authority, An Garda Síochána, FÁS and the Dublin Fire Brigade.

1st October 2012

From today there are a number of changes to the requirements for those installing, maintaining and repairing CCTV and Access Control Systems. From today, the 1st October 2012, those companies or sole traders who install and maintain CCTV and Access Control security systems must hold a private security services license from the Private Security Authority.